BAND CAMP

Band Camp begins: Saturday, August 3, 2019, 9am to 4pm, for new members, in the Band Room. Here are several ways to help you get ready for camp as well as for the season.

Band Camp Prep: "Survival Guide" & Items to prepare for camp

Marching Band Survival Guide - prepared by a Marching Don, this guide book has almost everything you need to know about marching band season. Please take the time to read it.

Here are some items that you should prepare ahead of time for camp:

*Gallon Water Bottle/Jug

*Binder - for marching band music printouts

*Dot Book - lanyard with a small spiral notebook attached

*Sun Protection/Screen - HATS - the bigger the brim the better - trust me!

*Sneakers - MBCG members will go through a pair of sneakers by the end of the season so please invest in a good pair of sneakers if needed

*MBCG also participate in Varsity Football - home games. See Survival Guide for more info. Here's a bonus - 2019 Pregame Music. This music will need to be memorized for the game (first home game is August 30. Remember - all Amador Music events can be found on calendar tab at https://www.amadormusic.org/)

2019 Amador Marching Band & Color Guard Camp Schedule

Saturday August 3

  • 9am - 4pm - New members only (bring lunch - 1 hour lunch break around noon to 1pm)

  • *9:00am -11:30am: Uniform Fitting for SENIORS (excluding front ensemble)

  • *11:30am - 2pm: Uniform Fitting for JUNIORS (excluding front ensemble)

  • *2pm - 5:30pm: Uniform Fitting for SOPHOMORES (excluding front ensemble)

Monday August 5 - WOODWINDS, COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION (NO BRASS)

  • 9am - noon - Practice

  • noon - 6pm - BREAK (Juniors and Seniors, take care of AVHS Registration)

  • 6pm - 9pm - Practice

  • *5:30pm - 8pm - Uniform Fitting for New Member BRASS

Tuesday August 6 - BRASS, COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION (NO WOODWIND)

  • 9am - noon - Practice

  • noon - 6pm - BREAK (Freshman and Sophomores, take care of AVHS Registration)

  • 6pm - 9pm - Practice

  • *5:30pm - 8pm - Uniform Fitting for New Member WOODWIND, COLOR GUARD, PERCUSSION

Wednesday, August 7, ALL MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD

  • 9am - 10:30am - AVHS Freshman/New Family Orientation

  • 1pm - 9pm - Practice (bring dinner - 1 hour dinner break)

  • *7pm - 9:30pm - Uniform Fitting for Front Ensemble

Thursday to Saturday, August 8 to **August 10, ALL MARCHING BAND & COLOR GUARD

  • 9am - 9pm - Practice (bring lunch - 1 hour lunch break around noon to 1pm; dinner break/go home - 4pm to 6pm)

**SATURDAY 8:30pm - OPEN FOR SPECTATOR VIEWING @ football field!